Seattle (AP) – Jose Suarez delivered five solid runs, Brandon Marsh hit a double run, and the Los Angeles Angels faced a major setback to Seattle’s post-season ambitions on Friday with a 2-1 victory over the Mariners.
Seattle tied with Toronto, both behind Boston, in the race for the second wild card. The Mariners had won 10 of their last 11 games and started the day knowing the Angels’ sweep would have saved them at least one playoff next Monday.
They finished the night needing third party help once again to advance to postseason for the first time in 20 years.
Kyle Seeger opened the ninth place with a Seattle double, but Razel Iglesias managed to beat Luis Torrens, Abraham Torow and Jared Kilinic to save Seattle for the 34th time this year.
Suarez (8-8) looked amazing in his five innings on the hill, when he only allowed one Toro hit and an RBI double by Kelenic. For the rest, the Venezuelan left canceled Seattle.
The loss went to Marco Gonzalez (10-6) after receiving three hits and two landings in six games.
For the Angels, Juan Lagaris 3-1. Venezuelan Luis Renjevo 3-1 with one goal.
As for the sailors, Venezuelan Luis Torres 4-1.
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